Alberta Grade 4 Math Curriculum

Number sense

  • Place values
  • Convert between place values
  • Word names for numbers
  • Roman numerals
  • Prime and composite numbers
  • Rounding
  • Even and odd
  • Inequalities with number lines
  • Put numbers up to four digits in order
  • Compare numbers up to five digits

Addition

  • Add numbers up to five digits
  • Add numbers up to five digits: word problems
  • Addition: fill in the missing digits
  • Properties of addition
  • Add three or more numbers up to five digits each
  • Addition patterns over increasing place values
  • Choose numbers with a particular sum
  • Estimate sums
  • Estimate sums: word problems

Subtraction

  • Subtract numbers up to five digits
  • Subtract numbers up to five digits: word problems
  • Subtraction: fill in the missing digits
  • Subtraction patterns over increasing place values
  • Choose numbers with a particular difference
  • Estimate differences
  • Estimate differences: word problems

Multiplication

  • Multiplication facts to 10
  • Choose the multiples of a given number up to 12
  • Multiply 1-digit numbers by 2-digit numbers
  • Multiply 1-digit numbers by 3-digit or 4-digit numbers
  • Multiply 1-digit numbers by larger numbers
  • Multiplication patterns over increasing place values
  • Properties of multiplication
  • Estimate products – multiply by 1-digit numbers
  • Estimate products – multiply by larger numbers
  • Estimate products: word problems
  • Box multiplication
  • Lattice multiplication
  • Choose numbers with a particular product
  • Multiply numbers ending in zeroes
  • Multiply numbers ending in zeroes: word problems
  • Multiply three numbers
  • Inequalities with multiplication

Division

  • Division facts to 10
  • Division facts to 10: word problems
  • Properties of division
  • Divide larger numbers
  • Divide larger numbers: word problems
  • Complete the division table
  • Interpret remainders
  • Choose numbers with a particular quotient
  • Divide numbers ending in zeroes
  • Estimate quotients
  • Estimate quotients: word problems
  • Divisibility rules
  • Division patterns over increasing place values
  • Inequalities with division

Mixed operations

  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide
  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division word problems
  • Estimate sums, differences, products and quotients: word problems
  • Multi-step word problems
  • Word problems with extra or missing information
  • Solve word problems using guess-and-check
  • Choose numbers with a particular sum, difference, product or quotient
  • Mentally add and subtract numbers ending in zeroes
  • Inequalities involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

Algebra

  • Write variable expressions
  • Write variable expressions: word problems
  • Evaluate variable expressions
  • Write variable equations to represent word problems
  • Solve variable equations

Functions

  • Input/output tables with addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Function tables
  • Write linear functions
  • Graph linear functions

Logical reasoning

  • Find two numbers based on sum and difference
  • Find two numbers based on sum, difference, product and quotient
  • Find the order

Patterns and sequences

  • Geometric growth patterns
  • Increasing growth patterns
  • Numeric patterns: word problems
  • Mixed patterns review

Coordinate graphs

  • Coordinate graphs review
  • Graph points on a coordinate plane
  • Relative coordinates
  • Coordinate graphs as maps

Data and graphs

  • Read a table
  • Interpret line graphs
  • Create line graphs
  • Interpret bar graphs
  • Create bar graphs
  • Interpret line plots
  • Create line plots
  • Frequency charts
  • Stem-and-leaf plots
  • Circle graphs
  • Choose the best type of graph

Money

  • Compare money amounts
  • Round money amounts
  • Add and subtract money amounts
  • Making change
  • Price lists

Measurement

  • Choose the appropriate metric unit of measure
  • Compare and convert metric units of length
  • Compare and convert metric units of mass
  • Compare and convert metric units of volume

Time

  • Convert time units
  • Add and subtract mixed time units
  • Fractions of time units
  • Elapsed time
  • Find start and end times: multi-step word problems
  • Convert between 12-hour and 24-hour time
  • Time zones – 12-hour time
  • Time zones – 24-hour time
  • Transportation schedules – 12-hour time
  • Transportation schedules – 24-hour time
  • Time patterns

Geometry

  • Identify planar and solid figures
  • Types of triangles
  • Open and closed shapes and qualities of polygons
  • Which 2-dimensional shape is being described?
  • Which 3-dimensional figure is being described?
  • Number of sides in polygons
  • Count and compare sides, edges, faces and vertices
  • Similar and congruent
  • Nets of 3-dimensional figures
  • Acute, right, obtuse and straight angles
  • Perimeter
  • Area
  • Create figures with a given area
  • Volume
  • Lines of symmetry
  • Rotational symmetry
  • Lines, line segments and rays
  • Parallel, perpendicular, intersecting

Fractions

  • Find equivalent fractions using area models
  • Graph equivalent fractions on number lines
  • Equivalent fractions
  • Patterns of equivalent fractions
  • Reduce fractions to lowest terms
  • Fractions review
  • Graph and compare fractions on number lines
  • Compare fractions
  • Order fractions with like numerators or denominators
  • Order fractions
  • Find smaller or larger fractions
  • Understanding fractions: word problems

Decimals

  • What decimal number is illustrated?
  • Model decimals and fractions
  • Understanding decimals expressed in words
  • Place values in decimal numbers
  • Equivalent decimals
  • Graph decimals on number lines
  • Decimal number lines
  • Graph fractions as decimals on number lines
  • Convert fractions to decimals
  • Convert decimals to fractions
  • Convert decimals between standard and expanded form using fractions
  • Round decimals
  • Compare decimals on number lines
  • Compare decimal numbers
  • Put decimal numbers in order
  • Compare decimals and fractions on number lines
  • Compare decimals and fractions
  • Put tricky decimals in order
  • Number sequences involving decimals
  • Solve decimal problems using diagrams

Add and subtract decimals

  • Add decimal numbers
  • Subtract decimal numbers
  • Add and subtract decimals: word problems
  • Choose decimals with a particular sum or difference
  • Add three or more decimals
  • Add three or more decimals: word problems
  • Complete the addition or subtraction sentence
  • Inequalities with addition and subtraction
  • Estimate sums and differences of decimals

Probability and statistics

  • Calculate probability
  • Make predictions
  • Mean and mode
  • Interpret charts to find mean and mode
  • Combinations

Inquiry